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Philosophy of Mind & Psychology

  • The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    We spend a lot of time thinking about other people: their motivations, what they are thinking, why they want particular things. Sometimes we are aware of it, but it often occurs without conscious thought, and we can respond appropriately to other people's thoughts in a diverse range of situations.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology

    1st Edition

    By David E Leary

    The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology is an engaging and accessible introduction to a monumental text that has influenced the development of both psychological science and philosophical pragmatism in important and lasting ways. Written for readers approaching William…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Know Thyself

    The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Mitchell S. Green

    Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge. Mitchell S. Green calls on classical sources like Plato and Descartes, 20th-century thinkers like Freud, recent developments in neuroscience and experimental psychology,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Anscombe's Intention

    1st Edition

    By Rachael Wiseman

    G. E. M. Anscombe’s Intention is a classic of twentieth-century philosophy. The work has been enormously influential despite being a dense and largely misunderstood text. It is a standard reference point for anyone engaging with philosophy of action and philosophy of psychology. In this Routledge…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Theories of Consciousness

    An Introduction and Assessment, 2nd Edition

    By William Seager

    Despite recent strides in neuroscience and psychology that have deepened understanding of the brain, consciousness remains one of the greatest philosophical and scientific puzzles. The second edition of Theories of Consciousness: An Introduction and Assessment provides a fresh and up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10
    Routledge

  • The Mechanical Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction to Minds, Machines and Mental Representation, 3rd Edition

    By Tim Crane

    How can the human mind represent the external world? What is thought, and can it be studied scientifically? Should we think of the mind as a kind of machine? Is the mind a computer? Can a computer think? Tim Crane sets out to answer these questions and more in a lively and straightforward way,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Freud

    2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Lear

    In this fully updated second edition, Jonathan Lear clearly introduces and assesses all of Freud's thought, focusing on those areas of philosophy on which Freud is acknowledged to have had a lasting impact. These include the philosophy of mind, free will and determinism, rationality, the nature of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-05
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • The Animal Mind

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Andrews

    The study of animal cognition raises profound questions about the minds of animals and philosophy of mind itself. Aristotle argued that humans are the only animal to laugh, but in recent experiments rats have also been shown to laugh. In other experiments, dogs have been shown to respond…

    Paperback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge

  • The Biological Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Justin Garson

    For some, biology explains all there is to know about the mind. Yet many big questions remain: is the mind shaped by genes or the environment? If mental traits are the result of adaptations built up over thousands of years, as evolutionary psychologists claim, how can such claims be tested? If the…

    Paperback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uriah Kriegel

    Philosophy of mind is one of the most dynamic fields in philosophy, and one that invites debate around several key questions. There currently exist annotated tomes of primary sources, and a handful of single-authored introductions to the field, but there is no book that captures philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2013-09-11
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The Disordered Mind

    An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Mental Illness, 2nd Edition

    By George Graham

    The Disordered Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Mental Illness, second edition examines and explains, from a philosophical standpoint, what mental disorder is: its reality, causes, consequences, and more. It is also an outstanding introduction to philosophy of mind from the…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Mind

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By John Heil

    When first published, John Heil's introduction quickly became a widely used guide for students with little or no background in philosophy to central issues of philosophy of mind.  Heil provided an introduction free of formalisms, technical trappings, and specialized terminology.  He offered clear…

    Paperback – 2012-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • The Emotions

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Julien Deonna, Fabrice Teroni

    The emotions are at the centre of our lives and, for better or worse, imbue them with much of their significance. The philosophical problems stirred up by the existence of the emotions, over which many great philosophers of the past have laboured, revolve around attempts to understand what this…

    Paperback – 2012-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenological Mind

    2nd Edition

    By Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi

    The Phenomenological Mind is the first book to properly introduce fundamental questions about the mind from the perspective of phenomenology. Key questions and topics covered include: • what is phenomenology? • naturalizing phenomenology and the cognitive sciences • phenomenology and consciousness…

    Paperback – 2012-02-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Symons, Paco Calvo

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-two chapters…

    Paperback – 2011-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Philosophy of Perception

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By William Fish

    The philosophy of perception investigates the nature of our sensory experiences and their relation to reality. Raising questions about the conscious character of perceptual experiences, how they enable us to acquire knowledge of the world in which we live, and what exactly it is we are aware of…

    Paperback – 2010-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Arguing About the Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brie Gertler, Lawrence Shapiro

    Arguing About the Mind is an accessible, engaging introduction to the core questions in the philosophy of mind. This collection offers a selection of thought-provoking articles that examine a broad range of issues from the mind and body relation to animal and artificial intelligence. …

    Paperback – 2007-05-14
    Routledge
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Psychology

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jose Luis Bermudez

    José Luis Bermúdez introduces the philosophy of psychology as an interdisciplinary exploration of the nature and mechanisms of cognition. Philosophy of Psychology charts out four influential 'pictures of the mind' and uses them to explore central topics in the philosophical foundations of…

    Paperback – 2005-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy